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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Friday, 25 September 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Friday, 25 September 2020
25 Sep 20:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
25 Sep 20:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 193.0 to 195.0 km (from 120 to 121 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3.1 mi) towards ENE.
30 Sep 06:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 195.0 to 163.1 km (from 121 to 101 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.7 km (7.3 mi) towards NW.
30 Sep 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 5.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 163.1 to 195.0 km (from 101 to 121 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.7 km (7.3 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: Friday, 25 September 2020 20:40 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Diepte: 195.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.69°S / 129.92°E (Indonesia)
Dichtstbijzijnde vulkaan: Nila (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2551 km (1585 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 26.8°C (80 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TijdMag. / DiepteLocatieBron
Fri, 25 Sep 20:40 UTCM 5.0 / 195 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
Fri, 25 Sep 20:40 UTCM 4.5 / 169 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
Fri, 25 Sep 20:40 UTCM 4.5 / 172 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
Fri, 25 Sep 20:40 UTCM 4.5 / 163.1 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, 25 Sep 2020 20:40

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Friday, 25 September 2020

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